Stabbing suspect arrested in SLO
January 29, 2015
San Luis Obispo police arrested a man who allegedly stabbed a person in an unprovoked attack early Thursday morning.
Daniel Allen, a 43-year-old transient, stabbed a 61-year-old man near the intersection of Broad Street and Industrial Way around 1 a.m., according to the San Luis Obispo Police Department. The attack came without warning, both the victim and a witness told officers.
The victim, also described by police as a transient, suffered a wound to the abdomen. Responders transported him to Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center for treatment.
Allen fled the scene by foot, but police promptly found him. They arrested him at the Shell gas station located at the corner of Broad Street and Tank Farm Road.
Officers charged Allen with assault with a deadly weapon and booked him in San Luis Obispo County Jail. The stabbing suspect remains in jail on $25,000 bail.